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Hands On With T-Mobile Sense UI

Those folks over at XDA always manage to come through with porting ROM’s over to phones that they simply should not be running on.  This time they successfully managed to port the upcoming MyTouch Slide ROM and move it over to both the G1 AND MyTouch 3G.  Taylor over at Androidandme is praising this move and seems more than impressed with the transition over to the older Android devices.  Of course, these ported ROMS are not … [read full article]

Blackberry 6 Briefly Shown Off

Are you looking to see the next iteration of the Blackberry platform?  The Blackberry Symposium, WES 2010 currently taking place in Orlando, Florida, saw the keynote this morning from the co-CEO of RIM.  It was a fast-moving video and did not really show off all the changes we assume are coming in the forthcoming Blackberry 6 platform.  With new devices on the horizon, Blackberry is surely hoping to retain its position in the smartphone wars.  Of … [read full article]

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Color Refresh Coming May 19th

If you may recall, earlier this month we were tipped by our sources that Magenta would be dropping the BlackBerry Curve 8520 in a “pink-like” color.  Well, as it turns out, the color is actually fuchsia red (close enough).  T-Mobile is scheduled to launch the Curve 8520 in the new fuchsia red color on May 19th.  If you’re on a budget and are a true crackberry addict, mark your calendars for May 19th.  Just a … [read full article]

Nokia N8 Passes Through FCC With T-Mobile 3G Bands

T-Mobile Nokia fans will be very pleased to hear this bit of news!  According to the folks over at Engadget, the AWS 3G version of the Nokia N8 has just passed through the FCC.  According to the FCC documents, the device is listed by its internal code, RM-596, but the FCC ID label is exactly what we’d expect given the images of the N8 we’ve seen so far.  Given what we already have,  a version of this handset … [read full article]

T-Mobile Trouble In California?

Word coming out of the TmoNews twitter as well a steady flow of emails indicates a T-Mobile outage in either the LA area, Northern California area or both.  Early reports indicate troubles with making phone calls.  We have yet to confirm this report, however at least one individual on twitter says T-Mobile customer service did confirm a problem in the Northern Los Angeles market.  If you’re in Cali, are  you having trouble with magenta tonight?

Cliq XT Update Coming?

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Almost identical to the previous original Motorola Cliq trial update that we saw a while back, this update will be seeded to a lucky few prior to a general release.  With some nice highlights, it might be worth heading over to the official T-Mobile forums and subscribing to this thread in order to try to partake and be a part of the trial period. With improved overall phone performance, visual voicemail enhancements, Bluetooth audio … [read full article]

Drop Sprint, Get Paid

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Starting April 23rd through April 26th, Sprint customers who port in their Wireless number to T-Mobile at a Costco/Wireless Advocates or Car Toys location may be eligible for a $35 bill credit.  This port-in credit is in addition to the activation fee waiver Costco members receive as part of their membership benefit.  This offer is available only to Sprint customers who port-in their numbers to T-Mobile.  Remember, the offer is only valid in Wireless Advocates (Costco) and … [read full article]

Garminfone In The T-Mobile Wild

The Garminfone, having just been announced earlier this week, has made its way to the wild and into our inbox.  With just a few shots, we get a quick glance at what we honestly expect to be just a moderate Android device.  With no real “wow” factor outside of the Garmin onboard navigation, we expect that the MyTouch Slide is really the next high profile Android device making its way to T-Mobile.  Of course, we … [read full article]

Friday Afternoon Random Thoughts

It’s really no surprise to anyone in the tech blogging world that there is a divide as to which OS platform is better.  In this sense, the word “fanboy” takes on a whole new meaning.  I’ve watched the comments on this blog, and many others like it, go from bad to worse when it comes to Android/iPhone/Windows Phone/WebOS and which is better. The fact is they are all good and all bad and I can only wish … [read full article]